Opinion

Rush to toilet paper

With a crisis we reach for our nearest comfort toy, in this case, toilet paper.

  • Mar 17, 2020

Health conditions on Lewis Street at Warmland Centre a danger to the community

The effort has been thwarted each time by Warmland management encouraging these people to stay there

  • Mar 17, 2020

Tiny house vs the CVRD

But they may face off with the CVRD, mainly due to taxes.

  • Mar 17, 2020
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Lake Cowichan Country Grocer cleaning for COVID-19
Tiny house friction near Lake Cowichan
Fire at Twin Gables Motel in Crofton, B.C.
Drone joins search for Ethan Sampson

New Duncan roundabout accident waiting to happen

The lights at this junction work very well.

  • Mar 17, 2020

Environmentalism not a secret society

All societal changes begin at a grass roots level

  • Mar 17, 2020

Andrea Rondeau column: We all need a little downtime

With the technologies we have now at least it’s not as isolating as it once would have been.

Sarah Simpson Column: Jelly beans the key to efficient family hikes

Have you ever hiked with small children? You wouldn’t believe how painful…

T.W. Paterson column: This ‘Golden’ wedding must be the wildest wedding ever

Things really got out of hand when police had to be called — two guests were re-enacting the Civil War

  • Mar 21, 2020

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

Island Health should be more forthcoming about where on the Island cases are confirmed

  • Mar 20, 2020

Mary Lowther column: Turning to the garden and getting inventive when the unexpected happens

The recent possibility of quarantine reminds me of the blockade of the UK during WWII

  • Mar 19, 2020

Chris Wilkinson column: Defining the ‘why’ key to your goals

The reason why resolutions never see fulfillment is that people don’t consider their “why”

  • Mar 18, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

New Duncan roundabout will be huge improvement

I have had numerous crosswalk close calls with left turning vehicles

  • Mar 18, 2020

Editorial: COVID-19 hits home in Cowichan with cancellations, closures

This is the time when we must all, metaphorically, come together

  • Mar 18, 2020

Sawchuk’s letter filled with nonsense

If they didn’t balance the budget the budget would not be balanced?

  • Mar 17, 2020

Water turbine energy won’t work in Cowichan

Trying to recover this energy would be essentially self defeating.

  • Mar 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

This week, the Comox Valley Record published two articles regarding the novel…

Governments have only taken half measures on COVID-19

China and South Korea have shown that COVID-19 can be stopped with extreme, proactive measures.

  • Mar 16, 2020

Leave man with tiny house alone

We tolerate the first and penalize the second — how is that fair?

  • Mar 16, 2020

Drivesmart column: Making safe lane changes

Mirror, signal, shoulder check, move.

  • Mar 15, 2020